SpeDial project was a great success!

The SpeDial partners. From left to right: Dominique Boucher (Nu Echo), Fernando Batista (INESC-ID), Katerina Louka (VoiceWeb), Isabel Trancoso (INESC-ID), Joakim Gustafson (KTH), and coordinator Alexandros Potamianos (National Technical University of Athens).Two weeks ago in Luxembourg, the international team pictured above presented the final results of the SpeDial project to reviewers of the European Commission. The […]

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What does Rivr buy me? Part 2

The previous post explored some benefits regarding the use of Rivr, the Java VoiceXML API. Let’s continue to look at more of these advantages. More compact representation of dialogue With proper method extraction, your dialogue can look compact and simple. You can get the overview of the whole dialogue such as: You can drill-down in […]

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What does Rivr buy me? Part 1

In the previous post, we’ve given you an overview of how Rivr works. We’ve seen that in order to realize an IVR dialogue, the developer simply needs to exchange various turns objects through the Rivr API. Whether you are a Java IVR developer, a Java architect or a technical decision-maker, you should consider the following […]

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A (better) introduction to Rivr

[This post is a contribution of Jean-Philippe Gariépy, lead software developer at Nu Echo.] In August 2013, Nu Echo announced Rivr, a new open-source Java dialogue engine for VoiceXML. At that moment, the API wasn’t yet frozen and we were expecting feedback before releasing our first stable version. Since that moment, we’ve been working on cleaning […]

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Rivr 1.0 is out!

You may have already noticed but Rivr,  the Java dialogue engine for VoiceXML applications that we open-sourced last summer, has reached the 1.0 milestone. Thanks to Nu Echo’s dedicated team, this version is now the perfect tool for your communications application development, adding: Stability. We fixed a number of issues. A cleaner, more consistent API. We polished many […]

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The Rivr Cookbook

Back in August, when we launched Rivr, our open-source Java dialogue engine for VoiceXML, we knew one thing was sorely lacking: good documentation. We recently addressed this shortcoming with a complete cookbook containing several recipes. The recipes Rivr has a lot to offer. Just looking at a few examples like the Hello World application, however, […]

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Introducing Rivr, an open-source Java dialog engine for VoiceXML applications

After more than a decade building the most demanding, performance-driven speech applications in the market, Nu Echo is proud to announce that it is open-sourcing its underlying Java dialog engine for VoiceXML: Rivr. What is it? Rivr is a lightweight application framework designed to easily create enterprise-grade VoiceXML applications. With Rivr, code is king. No Templates. […]

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We are hiring!

Nu Echo is on the lookout for dynamic and talented people that are passionate about their work and are motivated by our obsession for delivering products of uncompromising quality and performance and by the excellence of our professional services, for which we are now widely recognized in the industry. We are currently looking to fill […]

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